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Meeting with India leaders on antibiotic resistance in livestock

Ron Dixon (Reader in the School of Life Sciences) travelled to Bangalore (Bengaluru), India recently as a guest of the UK High Commission to attend a workshop with Indian Veterinary and Pharmaceutical professionals and discuss the current landscape for antibiotic resistance research in India. He was one of 5 expert...

Pets and their therapeutic effects

A prestigious Veterinary journal has published a feature in which Professor Daniel Mills and Dr Sophie Hall discuss the therapeutic effects of companion animals. Professor Mills, from the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences, and Dr Hall, who will be joining the team on a project related to...

Lecture to focus on separation anxiety

Daniel Mills, Professor of Veterinary Behavioural Medicine, has been invited to speak at the University of Vienna’s prestigious annual public lecture series on human animal interactions later this month. Entitled Highlights in Human-Animal Relationships, the series sees experts in biology, psychology and human sciences present an insight into the...

Major new initiative on feline welfare launched

Scientists at the University of Lincoln hope to make a major breakthrough to help alleviate feline suffering following the award of a research grant of nearly £400,000. Derbyshire-based charity Feline Friends donated the funds for research aimed at the early detection of suffering in cats, by using computer-based technology...

Helping our animals deal with stress

A leading animal behaviourist who has pioneered research into the effects of pheromone therapy has co-authored a new book on the subject. We may not be sure how our animals experience stress, but emotional upset can have a significant impact on their lives. For this reason, more emphasis is...

New courses create even more career options

Students interested in wildlife management, medical research, animal ecology, pharmaceutical sciences and veterinary medicine have now even more options when it comes to degree courses. To satisfy an increased demand in science-related subjects three new BSc (Hons) degrees in Biochemistry, Zoology and Pharmaceutical Sciences are being introduced at the...